What To Do in Sierra Nevada - Things to Do, Attractions and Activities
This year the ski season began in Sierra Nevada on the 26th of November with a lot of snow. About 30 km of skiable area was waiting for skiers.
Bus skiing is not the only thing you can do in the Sierra Nevada. If you want to get the most out of the snow and winter, come to the Sierra Nevada and enjoy the many activities taking place at the resort during the season.
Some of the activities are designed for the snow and some are not, and some of them are especially suitable for children and families.
Sierra Nevada for ChildrenTo enjoy the snow with the children, you can go on snowmobile rides or snowracket walks (10 euros for 10 minutes, 5 to 12 years), toboggans (10 euros an hour, from 5 years) and the Russian sled (5 euros per person, where children from 4 to 7 years have to be accompanied by an adult).
Visit the Mirlo Blanco playground which offers many activities.
Sierra Nevada for FamiliesOther leisure activities are horse-riding lessons for the whole family at Ecuestre Fuente Alta School (15 euros per hour) or a horseback ride through this beautiful natural area (25 euros per hour), for experienced horse-riders.
If you want to try ice skating, Sierra Nevada has an ice rink (5 euros per hour) that is adjacent to the Mirlo Blanco recreation ground, Ice surface of the rink is not cold.
In this recreation ground there are activities for children starting from 5 years, but most of them are designed for adults. The activities such as slalom on bicycles or archery are only suitable for children of 8 years or above. For more information on any of these activities, call 902 708 090.
Sierra Nevada for AdultsSkiers can enjoy the special activities that take place on some days of the week (32 euros per person): professional slalom or parallel slalom with someone else if they want to practice skicross. The price is included in the ski pass.
You can also go cross-country skiing or to take any one of the guided ski tours through the Natural Park.
Sierra Nevada for GroupsThere are special events for groups, competitions for all levels, excursions with snowshoeing (can also be done at night) and night routes on piste grooming machines.
And you can enjoy a unique experience: a dinner under the stars in the highest restaurant in Europe.
Night Routes in Sierra NevadaYou can take a night walk to climb the Veleta, the second-highest mountain in the Sierra Nevada, and enjoy the breathtaking views of Granada city below and the stars above.
Departures: Friday and Saturday, departure time depending on sunset times.
The price is 50 euros per person. You have do book at least 24 hours in advance by calling 902 708 090.
Where to Rent Ski in Sierra NevadaPeople who want to rent equipment for snowboarding or skiing in the Sierra Nevada should call 902 708 090.
You can rent ski equipment in Blanca Nieve. The price of equipment, which includes skis, snowboards, ski boots and ski poles, is 17 euros for one day, tel. 683 22 78 66.
Beginners can rent their material from Borreguiles, located at the top of Sierra Nevada, next to the beginner area.
Sierra Nevada never rests. At night, the atmosphere is impressive, both in tapas bars as in pubs and clubs. There are activities throughout the year even when there is no snow! Do not miss it!
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